Amad Diallo has began to indicate simply what he’s able to in a Sunderland shirt, however the Manchester United loanee received’t be on the Stadium of Mild eternally.
Thankfully for supervisor Tony Mowbray, the Black Cats have already got a super alternative for the Ivorian in Jack Diamond, who’s catching the attention on mortgage with Lincoln Metropolis.
After some spectacular performances on mortgage with Harrogate City in League Two final season, the place the 22-year-old would contribute 13 goals and six assists in 39 appearances, there have been some requires Diamond to be part of Sunderland’s Championship squad for the present marketing campaign.
Nonetheless, these on the membership felt that one other mortgage can be finest for the winger’s improvement, this time at a better stage with Lincoln within the third tier.
He’s as soon as once more proving to be a giant menace, with 5 objectives and one help to his identify in simply 12 appearances, which has helped him to a stable 7.00 common score from WhoScored.
Can Diamond substitute Diallo?
For context, solely Ross Stewart and Jack Clarke have extra objective contributions and a better common score in Sunderland’s squad this season, so there appears no purpose why Diamond can’t have an effect with the Black Cats’ first crew within the close to future.
The younger winger is a product of Sunderland’s youth academy and already has 45 senior appearances underneath his belt, which incorporates two objectives and 6 assists, which led former supervisor Lee Johnson to sing his praises in 2020.
He mentioned: “I believed Jack was incredible tonight in the best way he performed, and that’s one thing I actually cherished to see.
“I loved watching his efficiency. We wished loads of motion and that’s what we obtained from him.”
Within the 5 video games earlier than the World Cup break, Diallo managed three goals and an assist, so he’s clearly changing into an vital member of Mowbray’s squad.
Nonetheless, provided that Manchester United paid £37.2m to signal the teen, he appears destined for larger issues, so Mowbray might properly think about giving Diamond an opportunity as his alternative subsequent season.